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Author Wellstone, Paul David.

Title How the rural poor got power : narrative of a grass-roots organizer / Paul David Wellstone
Published Amherst : University of Massachusetts Press, 1978


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Description xi, 227 pages ; 24 cm
Contents Preface -- Introduction -- The Struggle for Recognition -- Charles Liverseed -- Therese Van Zuilen -- Welfare Rights -- Elgie Cloutier Butterfield -- Francis Milligan -- Beyond Welfare Rights -- New Community Leaders -- Phyllis Hanson -- Patti Fritz -- Isabelle Goodwin -- Rusty Hanson -- Franie Dwyer -- Organizational Problems -- Bread and Roses -- Postscript
Summary "[Story] of gradual, undramatic, localist transformation--arguably the essence of a democratic process, in contrast to a totalitarian one." [Robert Coles--Preface]
Study of rural poverty and politics. The focus is on the development of a poor people's organization; it is the narrative study of an organizing effort in a rural, small-town community in southeastern Minnesota. [Introduction]
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Organization for a Better Rice County.
Political participation -- Minnesota -- Rice Co
Political participation -- Minnesota -- Rice County.
Rural poor -- Minnesota -- Rice Co
Rural poor -- Minnesota -- Rice County.
Rice County (Minn.) -- Politics and government.
Author Coles, Robert, 1939-
LC no. 77022109
ISBN 0870231391